Providing quality education to more than a million government schools has resulted in the government struggling to offer quality and holistic education to every child. Evidently, according to the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) 2014 report, the world will require 25 million teachers by 2030, and India alone will require 6 million more teachers by 2030.
Easier rules will come as a lifeline for fund-starved developers engaged in private township projects, say experts.
As India progresses towards building Smart Cities, we at Smart Cities Council India spoke to Jatin Singh, CEO, of India's first private weather forecasting company – Skymet, about the tools required for good weather forecasting and action plan in case of any natural disaster.
Storing and sharing key official (government issued) documents in India is a reality. Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh are the two states with highest number of registered users for the DigiLocker service. Do you know about DigiLocker?
Majority of the proposed investment will be spend for re-development the adjoining area of the New Delhi railway station as a mini-smart city.
The Group expressed its intention to invest $ 3 billion in renewable energy sector, while it plans to invest another $ 2 billion in the construction equipment and housing sector.
The Ministry of Urban Development (MoUD) has moved proposals before the finance ministry’s Department of Economic Affairs (DEA) for seeking financial assistance from France and Germany for funding its five-year Smart City mission.
The Japan International Cooperation Agency and SoftBank Group Corporation have expressed their intention to invest up to Rs 12,000 crore and Rs 10 crore in Indore-Bhopal metro and solar power project in Madhya Pradesh, respectively.
Building capabilities, entrepreneurship and encouraging innovation clusters are some of the key action points according to Nasscom, which have to be worked out in coordination with the government, industry and academia in order to become a global centre for innovation in digital technology. Read to find out what the IT body foresees for the industry in the next decade.
The urban development ministry plans to bring best of the brains from across the world for the camp in Delhi next week to educate and help Mayors, municipal heads of over 200 ULBs in preparing the Smart City Plan